Get Up to Speed On the UK's New Approach to Various Drugs
It's been a busy year for UK drug policy, but where do we stand right now?
The Medics Who Get High On Their Own Supply
With stressful jobs and easy access to pharmaceutical grade opiates, it's no wonder some doctors get hooked on the drugs they use on their patients.
America's Rich and Powerful Have Permission Slips to Get High
From politicians to business executives, America's drug policy is set up to give recreational access to (white) people with status and money – and screw everyone else.
How Fentanyl Took Hold of Britain's Drug Users
The super-strength opiate is already killing Brits, but could we ever find ourselves in a similar situation to the USA, where 20,000 people overdosed on fentanyl in one year?
Flea Shares His Struggle With Opiates In An Open Letter
The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist details his opiate addiction in an open letter for 'TIME.'
The Secret Lives of Functioning Heroin Users
"I use on a lunchtime at work, only a couple of lines or so, which I smoke in the disabled toilet."
TV Presenter Tests Positive for Opiates After Eating Poppy Seed Bagels
The BBC’s Angela Rippon isn’t the first to fail a drug test due to poppy seed baked goods.
I Tried Kratom, the Latest Drug the US Wants to Ban
While kratom is still legal in Canada, the person I bought it from said it's "not for human consumption." I tried it anyway.
Laurent K. Blais
What It’s Like Saving Lives on the Front Lines of an Opioid Crisis
"It's been chaos and constant putting out fires, not only in our building of 90 residents, but on the streets, in the alleys."
What Happens When Drugs Become Too Powerful for Overdose Kits?
Naloxone kits are failing more and more often because drugs like fentanyl are more potent than they've ever been. Health officials say new approaches are necessary.
Dr. Blair Bigham
Photos of the Synthetic Drug Epidemic That's Ravaged Gaza
For years now, Gaza has been rocked by the proliferation of a synthetic opiate called Tramadol. We sent a photographer to document sales, police confiscations, and the human suffering that pushes people into opiate use.
What Hollywood Often Ignores in Films About Drugs
And how one new film is trying to change that.